Technical Lead Project Engineer - Electronics

3+ months agoTucson, AZ


Kforce has a client in search of a Technical Lead Project Engineer - Electronics in Tucson, Arizona (AZ). We are working directly with the Hiring ManagerThis role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Responsibilities:

  • Deliver expected results associated with assigned design and development projects
  • Be proficient in driving new product designs using electronics and embedded firmware
  • Oversees the initiation, planning, implementation, and tracking of multiple development projects; These electronics projects may include those related to new product development, cost reduction, or quality enhancements
  • The candidate will possess a strong knowledge of electronics and microprocessor technologies and be able to work with marketing to help identify the most appropriate technical approaches and technologies, drive early conceptual designs and prototypes, and ensure solutions will fit within company goals and guidelines
  • Specific activities include: Project team management, external vendor management, project planning, monitoring progress, developing and tracking budgets, controlling expenses, facilitating team meetings, and more
  • Our diverse group is comprised of self-motivated people who are excited to share their expertise in various engineering specialties, such as Mechanical, Electronics, Firmware, Software, and IOT
  • Skilled at identifying and recommending viable technical approaches to solve new product needs
  • Collaborate with employees in multiple Company Design & Manufacturing facilities
  • Prepare RFQ (Request For Quotation) and work with external vendors on SOW (Statement of Work) documents
  • Participate heavily in all phases of product conceptualization, justification, requirements definition, development, implementation, and launch
  • Lead multi-discipline project teams to complete projects on-time and on-budget


  • B.S. in Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering or other related technical degree
  • Experience in developing electronic products for robust applications and high production volumes
  • Exceptional knowledge of electronic design and embedded firmware development processes
  • Experience with 8-bit microprocessors, 32-bit processors, analog, and digital circuitry
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and leadership skills
  • Evidence of innovative and creative thinking used to create effective solutions to both engineering and customer problems
  • Excellent technical, conceptual, and budgeting skills
  • Five years of team supervisory experience in an engineering related environment
  • Track record of achieving results individually and through team leadership
  • Prior experience with Design for Manufacturability and Design for Testability
  • Experience with regulatory certification process
  • High energy and an enthusiastic attitude, desire for continued learning, and a willingness to take on difficult challenges in a variety of disciplines
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